Digital economy & society in the EU" - New digital publication presenting our online world in figures
Surfing, chatting, online shopping are among our everyday activities that use information and communication technologies (ICT), such as computers, laptops or smartphones. Nowadays, we spend a considerable part of our time online for various reasons, whether at work, at school or university, at home or on the move.
Often we depend on our digital devices to stay in contact with family and friends, to get directions to shops, hotels and restaurants or to check our bank accounts.
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Plastic Waste: a European strategy to protect the planet, defend our citizens & empower our industries17/01/2018 14:05:00
The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics, now adopted, is a part of the transition towards a more circular economy.
New guidance on processing of applications for regulated products17/01/2018 12:44:00
An administrative guidance published this week sets out the principles that EFSA follows when processing applications for regulated products. This is part of EFSA’s continuous efforts to support applicants throughout the life-cycle of their applications.
Let us know what you think: EUIPO User Satisfaction Survey launched today16/01/2018 13:25:00
Every year EUIPO carries out a satisfaction survey to identify goals and priorities for improvement, as well as to assess the satisfaction of our users with the services we provide.
Payment services: Consumers to benefit from cheaper, safer and more innovative electronic payments15/01/2018 16:25:00
The revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2), which will apply as of 13 January 2018, aims to modernise Europe's payment services to the benefit of both consumers and businesses, so as to keep pace with this rapidly evolving market.